January 2008

Previous Issues
Association News

LO offers CLP-based training seminars to chapters

Management training for the green industry

LO board elects new governance

A new year sees a new executive responsible for the direction of Landscape Ontario.

Industry night a new venture for Blooms

By Gerald Boot CLP
The beginning of a new year once again puts Canada Blooms on the front burner.

Members in the news

Clintar Groundskeeping Services was honoured as one of two finalists in the Better Business Bureau of Western Ontario’s prestigious business integrity awards competition.

Domestic Phytosanitary Certification Program 2008 Winter Workshops for Canadian nurseries

The Domestic Phytosanitary Certification Program (DPCP) is a voluntary clean-stock nursery program developed by the Canadian nursery industry.

Somerville supports Trees for Troops

Over 3,000 Canadian military families have received free Christmas trees this season, through a national effort to support those with loved ones serving overseas.

CHT now playing on YouTube

Internet technology is being used to assist candidates in the Certified Horticultural Technician (CHT) program improve their chances of success.

Free breakfast seminars focus on preventing damage underground

During the months of January and February, the Ontario Regional Common Ground Alliance (ORCGA) and partners are hosting free breakfast seminars throughout Ontario.

Green is good: New committee promotes environmental stewardship

As green industry members, by definition, we are all environmentalists. Our day-to-day activities have positive influences upon the environment. However, with typical horticultural modesty, we aren’t very good about telling our story.

Ten reasons to join LO’s safety programs

Do you want to obey the law? Do you want to make some extra money this winter? Do you want to minimize your liability for Bill C-45 (which if found guilty could put you in jail)? And, do you want to increase your firm’s productivity in 2008? Then read on…